Posted December 1, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

At this dark time of year people don't usually think of braving the cold to go to the zoo -- especially at night. During the month of December zoos all over North America change this up by creating month-long events called Zoo Lights or Wild Lights. They decorate their grounds with millions of twinkle lights and displays of animals made of lights right alongside the live animals that live there.

Posted November 6, 2016 by John P. Barker

Well, I guess bath time is gonna have to wait.  The tub is currently occupied.

Posted September 28, 2016 by Creature Features

A shaggy resident of a Polish zoo who dug up and played with a World War II grenade might be smarter than the average bear... luckily, it didn't make any boo-boos nor cause any boom-booms.

Posted August 29, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Those large jars of puffy cheese balls you see in the stores can be sooooo tempting. They are not on your diet. You know they aren't good for you, but . . . well . . . sometimes you've just gotta. That kind of thinking was probably behind a young bear's dilemma when he got his head stuck inside one of these jars. His desire to taste the cheesy residue of this tasty treat nearly cost him his life.

Posted August 2, 2016 by Kitty Devine

Today is National Coloring Book Day! And that means it is a great time to consider getting some animal coloring books. If you haven't taken up this hobby yet then this might be the time to consider it. Animal lovers can get started with a Zoo Animals Coloring Book, a WIld Animals Coloring Book, or a Baby Animals Coloring Book.

Posted July 13, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

In the Rocky Mountains it is not uncommon for bears to be drawn to seek food in your home, trash, or car. However, it is uncommon for the bear to accidentally lock itself in a car. This week, one young woman in Jefferson County (JeffCo), Colorado, got the scare of her life when she went out to go to work and found her car already occupied by a bear.

Posted June 22, 2016 by Rebecca West

It looks like bears walking on their hind legs for extended distances may not be as rare as we think. Check out New Jersey's 'Pedals' and other bears around the world that have found walking upright to be the only way to go. (VIDEOS)

Posted May 23, 2016 by John P. Barker

If you are having a rough day, this is a must-see.  Who can't cheer up when Baloo details what makes life great?